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Foley / Goodin Resignation #569418

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(DC: Andrea Mitchell) House speaker Representative Thomas Foley reported attacked in Republican national committee memo; White House statement quoted with regard to President Bush's reaction to memo. Memo noted comparing Foley to Representative Barney Frank, an acknowledged homosexual. [FOLEY - responds.] [Senator Robert DOLE - says this is garbage.] Republican national committee chairperson Lee Atwater noted apologizing to Foley. Republican national committee communications director Mark Goodin noted resigning. [ATWATER - comments on Goodin.] Democrats noted wanting Atwater's resignation. [Democrat ntl. committee chairperson Ron BROWN - comments.] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - comments on staff member who was spreading rumors about Foley.] Foley quoted re: apology.

Mitchell, Andrea;
Utley, Garrick

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